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Women's Cancer Support Groups

Women with any type of cancer diagnosis are welcome at these monthly groups, whether you are newly diagnosed, working your way through treatment or just finishing treatment. Join other women in a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment to talk and get support on all the different ways cancer impacts your life.

Once you hear the words, “you have cancer,” everything in your life shifts and changes. Women with any type of cancer diagnosis are welcome at these monthly groups, whether you are newly diagnosed, working your way through treatment or just finishing treatment. Join other women in a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment to talk and get support on all the different ways cancer impacts your life. Through educational speakers and open discussion learn ways to help manage your cancer and not be managed by your cancer

Seattle: Northwest Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 112

Facilitated by: Basha Brownstein, MSW

2nd Tuesdays,1-3pm

May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug 8

Presentations:

May 9: "BRCA 1 & 2 and Beyond: Latest Trends in Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer" by Mercy Laurino, MS, CGC, PhD

June 13: "Importance of Sleep During & After Treatment" by Eleonora Naydis, ND, FABNO, LAc

July 11: "Healthy House Cleaning Products" by Basha Brownstein, MSW

Aug 8: "Benefits of Journal Writing" by Peggy Sturdivant

Renton: Valley Medical Center, Medical Arts Center, Breast Center Conference Rm

Facilitated by Anna Charbonneau, PhD

3rd Wednesdays, 1-2:30pm

May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug 16

Presentations:

May 17: "Chemo Brain: What is it & How to Live with it" by Shari Bates, BSN, OCN, CCM

June 21: "What it Means to Be a Woman Post-cancer Treatment" by Mary Ellen Shands, MSN

July 19: "Post Menopause Nutritional Support" by Katrina Gangsaas, BSN, Nutrition Educator

 

 

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